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Norwegian Foreign Minister Raises Weapons Trade to Israel as Potential Complicity in Genocide

In an interview with the Norwegian leftist newspaper Klassekampen, published Jan. 31, the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide said that “the provisional measures decided by the ICJ are ‘very important’ and ‘well founded’ and also that they ‘are just what Norway has said all the time’ and that ‘the humanitarian rights must be upheld just as the demand for more humanitarian assistance.’”

“He also said that the provisional measures have consequences for those countries supporting Israel by exporting weapons. ‘We are not doing that, and I am happy for that. But those countries that do, should definitely reassess whether they indirectly are partners in what potentially could be a genocide', Eide says.”